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I Want Free Stuff

Updated on September 15, 2011

You Need Free Stuff, Baby

Searching online for free stuff is probably the third most popular Internet activity. Websites pop up like mushrooms under a mushroom canning factory, offering desirable items at little or no cost. Here are some great ways to get free items off the 'net at little or no charge. We've done the research: just kick back and enjoy the fruits of our labor.

Free merchandise for babies, children, teenagers, young adults, adults, grown-ups, mature humans, and senior citizens can be found online every day of the week and twice on weekends. Some web sites ask little in return: you may have reveal your cell phone number, your email address, or your credit card number. Free isn't always completely free, but sometimes the thrill of the hunt makes it all worthwhile.

Everyone wants to be germ free
Everyone wants to be germ free | Source

Vicks UV 99.999% Germ Free Humidifier

Humid air is wonderful in the Winter months. It holds heat more efficiently and it just feels more comfortable. Humid air fraught with germs tends to be yucky, however. Mold, mildew, and unpronounceable contagions could be lurking and breeding in your humidifier: this precision product from Vicks operates in a virtually germ-free state to keep you and your family comfortable all Winter.

An ultraviolet chamber zaps germs before they escape into your atmosphere. A hefty water reservoir holds up to 24 hours of liquid that can be transformed into a comfortable gas at the flick of a button.

Free maps and updates - that's a bargain.
Free maps and updates - that's a bargain. | Source

Garmin nüvi 1450LMT GPS with Free Lifetime Map & Traffic Updates

Roads get built - your GPS needs to keep up. No one wants to trust an out-of-date GPS database when it's a dark and stormy night in a strange city. Being lost on a secluded country road is no fun at all unless your GPS knows precisely where you are and contains the most efficient routes back home again.

This state-of-the-art Global Positioning System gloms onto your dashboard or your passenger and provides miles of free advice. You'll probably never drive into a river again. An easy to use 5" touchscreen interface communicates with you.

Fragrance Free Wipes for fragrance free babies
Fragrance Free Wipes for fragrance free babies | Source

Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes, Fragrance-Free

Babies are fragrance-free, except when they're not. These quality wipes will wipe up baby spills with nary an odor. Each wipe includes a hint of soothing aloe and enriching Vitamin E.

Keep your baby clean and free of fragrance while soothing and enriching them at the same time.

Free Masonry Secrets
Free Masonry Secrets | Source

The Mysteries of Free Masonry

Every stroll past a particularly attractive brick building and wonder aloud "How do they do that?", only to have your friends subtly back away from you? This book will make you much more comfortable when a discussion breaks out at the construction site. Secrets known only to experienced masonry experts can now be yours. Never again will you hide behind drywall or stucco when skilled brickwork is what you really want.

Ride free with this jacket clothing you.
Ride free with this jacket clothing you. | Source

Artsmith, Inc. Men's Embroidered Jacket Live To Ride Free Eagle and Motorcycle

Riding free is the goal of all riders. No one wants to pay for gasoline, oil changes, and toothbrushes. The toothbrushes are to get those little bugs out of your teeth: riding free may be freeing, but it tends to get messy around sundown.

Swathe yourself in this riding jacket to announce to the world that you plan to go gratis. Show those poor souls stuck in the Family Truckster how free you really are.

These rolled oats are free of Gluten
These rolled oats are free of Gluten | Source

Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Whole Grain, Rolled Oats

Some folks get really sick after eating food containing gluten or even cooked in the presence of gluten. Those preferring a gluten free diet have no interest in cheap or even free gluten. They simply eschew gluten regardless of parsimony. This particular brand of gluten-less oats is grown with great care in fields dedicated to oat-growing.

Cook up some baked goods and serve them to people in your life craving baked goods free of gluten. Order several bags so your larder never lacks ingredients to which gluten-free consumers are partial.

If you plan to solder, solder with lead-free solder.
If you plan to solder, solder with lead-free solder. | Source

Lead-Free Solder

Soldering experts agree: soldering with lead-free solder is preferable. Stock up on this crucial component of good soldering in 5 foot increments. It's curled up into a convenient tube that tucks easily into a shop apron or a tuxedo (if you're a secret agent who plans to break into an evil scientists' lair to perform clandestine soldering.)

You will also need a soldering iron, flux, sandpaper, and solder sucker. These items are rarely free, so they will not be discussed in great detail at this juncture.


These articles are not free. I'm not writing any more unless you people start buying stuff.


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      nicomp really 6 years ago from Ohio, USA

      @drbj: My stuff is pretty much content-free.

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      drbj and sherry 6 years ago from south Florida

      Me, too, Nicomp, I want free stuff but it usually turns out to carry a price. Very clever hub!

    • nicomp profile image

      nicomp really 6 years ago from Ohio, USA

      @dahoglund: nor I. It's wearying to give out personal info to get a free gift card for Wal Mart.

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      Don A. Hoglund 6 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      I haven't searched much for free stuff for quite awhile. I used to though.


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